How Far Apart to Plant Cantaloupe?

From 7 different sources, 5 Universities and 2 scientific papers, recommended plant spacing for cantaloupes ranges from 9 inches apart to 36 inches apart with an average of the 7 sources being 19″ apart.  Row spacing is consistently recommended at about 5 feet apart. How Many Cantaloupe Plants To Plant in a Container You want …

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How Do Cantaloupe Grow?

The majority of cantaloupes are grown in fields and hand harvested. Usually cantaloupes are started indoors until they reach 1-2 feet tall. Cantaloupes are warm weather plants and cannot be transplanted outside until soil temperatures reach around 65 degrees. Cantaloupes are grown in rows on raised beds that are around 6′ across and planted at …

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Where Do Cantaloupes Grow?

51% of cantaloupes grown globally are grown in China where they consume just as many as they produce. In the United States, 80% of cantaloupe production takes place in California and Arizona. Cantaloupes are warm weather plants that grow in countries across the globe. In Australia cantaloupes are called rockmelons and in China a type …

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Companion Planting Carrots

Companion planting carrots well can lead to improved yields with less insect problems and even better tasting carrots. It’s an interesting and productive endeavor to companion plant. You can provide cover from sun or wind, attract beneficial insects, and trick unwanted insects. Companion planting involves thinking of the garden environment in its entirety. Companion planting …

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Carrot Plant Care & Growing Tips

Carrots are a root vegetable that are not difficult to grow. Like other root vegetables they are a cool weather crop that grow best with air temperatures from 55-70 degrees. Carrots are a high reward crop based on what it takes to grow carrots and what they yield in return. Many nutritional experts have raised …

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How Many Carrots Per Plant?

Carrots are taproots of carrot plants. There is only one taproot or carrot per carrot plant. A taproot is a main root that digs straight down that other roots branch sideways from. This is opposed to a root system that we normally think of that has lots of branches going all different directions, that’s called …

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Carrot Plant Flowers

Carrot plants do have flowers but they won’t appear every year. Carrot plants are biennial plants and are supposed to flower during their second year of life. Sometimes with weather fluctuations a carrot plant will flower during their first year of growth and that’s called bolting. Carrot flowers develop in clusters called umbels. Each umbel …

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